K A 7 injured as bus plunges into ditch in Dutse
Seven persons were seriously injured while 11 others came out unhurt when an 18-seater bus plunged into a gutter along Bwari-Dutse road. City News gathered that the crash happened on Monday around 8.30a.m. at Dutsen Sokale.
A witness said the fully loaded bus which was chartered by a group of choristers was coming from Bwari axis and heading to Kubwa when the driver lost control and veered of the road.
The witness who attributed the crash to brake failure, said the driver tried to control the bus but could not and the vehicle suddenly veered into the gutter, as a result of which many of the passengers sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Some of the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital while others were taken to Kubwa General Hospital for medical attention.
When contacted, the head, Accident and Emergency unit, Kubwa General Hospital, Paul Olise, said two of the victims were transferred to the National Hospital while the rest have been discharged after receiving treatment.